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Alleged Del. Bank Robber Arrested After Running Out Of Gas

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Rodney Morgan, 47, was arrested Wednesday. (Delaware State Police) Rodney Morgan, 47, was arrested Wednesday. (Delaware State Police)
NEWARK, Del. -

Delaware State Troopers say the suspect in a Newark bank robbery was taken into custody Wednesday after his car ran out of gas.

According to police, a man wearing a knit cap and sunglasses walked into the M&T Bank on Fox Hunt Drive Wednesday afternoon and demanded money from two bank tellers.

When the tellers game him the money, police say he drove off.

Using a description of the man's vehicle from a witness, troopers say they found the suspect's car unoccupied on the side of North Dupont Highway at South Heald Street.

Police say when the suspect returned carrying a gas can, he was arrested. According to Delaware State Police, a search of the man's car turned up evidenced linking him to the robbery.

Police have identified the suspect as 47-year-old Rodney Morgan of Newark.

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